Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2019, as well as the four previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Filoli Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,550
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 885,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Berkeley Society for the Preservation of Traditional Music Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,310
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,550
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 454,660

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mad Dog Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pregnant Mare Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Farm Forward, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 165,691
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. MA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Pet Project CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 373,091

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cat Action Team Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,873
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Carson Tahoe SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Prince Edward Island Humane Society Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 18,822
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 125,945

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13110 records found.